14 May 2014

Te Manu Korihi News for 14 May 2014

From Checkpoint, 6:52 pm on 14 May 2014

The people of Nga Paerangi of the Whanganui River, and the Maori performing arts community are mourning the death of the composer and historian, Morvin Te Anatipa Simon; A senior lecturer specialising in Maori politics says Labour would be left open to attacks by opposition parties if accepted the broadcaster, Shane Taurima, as a Tamaki Makaurau electoral contender; The leader of a Far North iwi says the government's vision for the whole nation to get behind the revitalisation of Te Reo is a lick and a promise; The director of a Maori Business Advisory in Ohakune says a pending treaty settlement signals a good time for financial literacy lessons.